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Papers of Buffalo Bill, 1911-1932 (bulk 1912-1916)

AZ 177


Collection Summary

Creator: Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
Collection Name: Papers of Buffalo Bill,
Inclusive Dates: 1911-1932
Bulk Dates: (bulk 1912-1916)
Physical Description:.4 linear feet
Abstract:Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917, was an American scout and showman. William Frederick Cody, known as Buffalo Bill, operated Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and other business ventures from 1883 on. This collection includes correspondence, photographs, financial records, and legal papers relating to operations at the Campo Bonito Mine. Chiefly correspondence between Cody and Ernest J. Ewing concerning mine operations.
Collection Number:AZ 177
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
E-Mail: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu

Biographical Note

American scout and showman. William Frederick Cody, known as Buffalo Bill, operated Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and other business ventures from 1883 on. The Campo Bonito Mine, Oracle, Ariz. was owned by the Cody-Dyer Arizona Mining and Milling Company. Partners were Cody and Col. J.E. Dyer; Ernest J. Ewing was the manager.


Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, photographs, financial records, and legal papers relating to operations at the Campo Bonito Mine. Chiefly correspondence between Cody and Ernest J. Ewing concerning mine operations. Also includes other business letters, financial records, legal papers, and photographs of Cody, Dyer, and Campo Bonito.


Arrangement

This collection is organized into 3 series.
Series I: Correspondence, 1912-1916, 1924, 1932
Series II: Business records, 1911-1926
Series III: Photographs, 1912-1916

Restrictions

Restrictions

Restricted due to fragile condition; patrons must use photocopies.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 -- Correspondence.
Ewing, Ernest J., 1878-1945 -- Correspondence.

Corporate Name(s)
Cody-Dyer Arizona Mining and Milling Company -- Records and correspondence.

Geographic Name(s)
Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona -- Pinal County.
Oracle (Ariz.) -- History -- Sources.

Subject(s)
Campo Bonito Mine (Oracle, Ariz.)


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Papers of Buffalo Bill (AZ 177). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift of Mrs. Ernest J. Ewing and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Elias, 1964.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.